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Arden Developments

Arden Developments
VIC
1 ... 121, 122, 123

Another thing - during whose process did the SS go on site and check the rectification work pointed out by the private building inspector was done correctly ? Anybody on…

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pEast
Nov 23, 2017 2:32 pm
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blackcat20
Nov 23, 2017 2:19 pm
blackcat20

Building with Ausbuild- Enclave Gumdale - SE QLD

Building with Ausbuild- Enclave Gumdale - SE QLD
VIC
1, 2, 3

Update: Our painting was delayed by 2 weeks, hopefully will finish today. Light fittings are going in tomorrow. Driveway was done yesterday and Flooring should go in next…

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akashsethi10
Nov 23, 2017 12:51 pm
akashsethi10
gags
gags
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Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East

Building Arden homes Votivo 37 in South East
VIC
1 ... 7, 8, 9

Agree. People tend to go on christmas break mode from mid dec or even before.

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gags
Nov 23, 2017 12:33 pm

Metricon Winchester 28- Settlement ~ December

Metricon Winchester 28- Settlement ~ December
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

Just hoping desperately that SOC comes through by the end of the week as our expected title date is next week and thats starting to look unlikely.

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blackcat20
Nov 23, 2017 11:15 am
blackcat20

Independent Building Surveyor or Builder's Surveyor

Independent Building Surveyor or Builder's Surveyor
VIC

1. Engineers are licensed to deal with all aspects of structural design.. ( Engineers Australia, National Engineer Register) Building Surveyors are licensed to deal with…

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StructuralBIMGuy
Nov 23, 2017 10:47 am
StructuralBIMGuy

Porter Davis homes

Porter Davis homes
VIC
1 ... 789, 790, 791

There you go then, I assumed it was always done in the same order but I guess not! Great news on getting a lot of work done on the house in any case, have you got a…

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Hurrow
Nov 23, 2017 10:03 am

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis

Building the Waldorf Grange by Porter Davis
VIC
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Yeah definitely nervous choosing from a swatch. I was so determined to get paint pots and test colours but couldn’t be bothered in the end. I think if you see enough…

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Dani_J
Nov 23, 2017 7:47 am

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: so slow

Sloping & Narrow block: Modern Hamptons style build: so slow
VIC
1 ... 15, 16, 17

Starting to look ready to finish with the brick and cladding. Really like how the façade is shaping up

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SteveMc
Nov 23, 2017 7:45 am
SteveMc

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage

Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - Frame Stage
VIC
1 ... 25, 26, 27

Ha ha, do not mean to bag grey pebble as a colour!! It’s lovely and will definitely suit your dune roof. Just a bit beige-y for our colour scheme. Yeah I…

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Dani_J
Nov 23, 2017 7:36 am

Ranch Style Homes Victoria

Ranch Style Homes Victoria
VIC

We’ve just started building ours about 6 weeks ago. Designed ourselves using local builder. We liked one of the Hensley Park Home designs, loosely based our design…

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jodesandnaz
Nov 22, 2017 11:03 pm

Some exciting progress! Bricks are going up, insulation done, plaster ready to go up! Expecting lock up to be completed in the next week! House is feeling ok…

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Melt23
Nov 22, 2017 7:52 pm

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38 - FRAMING

KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38 - FRAMING
VIC
1 ... 11, 12, 13

That's good news. lol have fun. Do you actually go on site? I think the vet said a day or 2. Must admit I wasn't thinking too clearly at the time. He did specify…

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Bri1234
Nov 22, 2017 7:30 pm
Bri1234

Some trusses

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marshi
Nov 22, 2017 6:55 pm

Hotondo homes gippsland

Hotondo homes gippsland
VIC

Hi everyone , has anyone built with hotondo around gippsland? After feedback :-)

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Lyndal2004
Nov 22, 2017 6:38 pm
JLH222
JLH222
20 h

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne

Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne
VIC
1 ... 24, 25, 26

Thanks, Dulie. I’m pretty in love with them too! Metricon Metro 32 KDRB Bayside Melbourne viewtopic.php?f=31&t=84012

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JLH222
Nov 22, 2017 6:34 pm
JLH222
Renman
Renman
21 h

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb
VIC
1 ... 64, 65, 66

Kandi You are going to have a lovely kitchen. My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink?share_ ... are_type=t

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Renman
Nov 22, 2017 5:47 pm
Renman

Building with Dennis Family Homes

Building with Dennis Family Homes
VIC
1 ... 28, 29, 30

Has anyone build the Harvard 27 with Dennis family home If so can you please show me some pictures as there’s not a display of this one but think it’s the one I want

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maddy.r
Nov 22, 2017 4:16 pm
epitome
epitome
Yesterday

Boutique Homes

Boutique Homes
VIC
1 ... 167, 168, 169

Hi all, i have some questions regarding your Boutique plans. Is there anything to lookout for and things you have missed on the plans but have gone to construction and…

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epitome
Nov 22, 2017 2:32 pm
viennatt
viennatt
Yesterday

Yarrabank Homes

Yarrabank Homes
VIC

Ok, I know there's many people have asked here. but very limited reviews from anyone. i know they are small volume builder and more for custom build. I guess no review…

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viennatt
Nov 22, 2017 12:53 pm
smithfamily
smithfamily
Yesterday

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate

Building Simonds Express - Westbury Premium - East Estate
VIC

Hi Sharni3121, That's great to hear that you haven't had any issues so far and that your inspection is this week! We chose the Ash colour palette :) Our slab gets poured…

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smithfamily
Nov 22, 2017 7:57 am
EnegueWeil
EnegueWeil
Yesterday

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?

Anyone building with Homebuyers Centre in VICTORIA?
VIC
1 ... 246, 247, 248

i went in without knowing that reinforcement walls, better soundproofing, etc could be upgraded. is best to be asked for the costs, details beforehand. I've tried asking…

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EnegueWeil
Nov 22, 2017 7:52 am
EnegueWeil
Rachael13
Rachael13
Yesterday

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters
VIC
1 ... 8, 9, 10

Roof looks great - I love the change in colour from the almost black to the lighter gray depending on the light. Thanks for sharing the pics. We had gutters put up…

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Rachael13
Nov 22, 2017 6:48 am
Rachael13
dmr
dmr
21 November

Greenvale Central stage 1

Greenvale Central stage 1
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Just catching up with all these discussions. Whom did you get reply from gbprojects? Was it Dwayne or someone else? I am asking because few months back when i sent an…

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dmr
Nov 21, 2017 11:45 pm
Bridgetwitch
Bridgetwitch
21 November

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra

Building Sheridan 35 with Clarendon - Illawarra
VIC
1 ... 9, 10, 11

Good on you for sticking to your guns... I hope they rectify everything quickly, and most importantly properly! You have every right to demand the beautiful home you have…

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Bridgetwitch
Nov 21, 2017 10:32 pm
Bridgetwitch
Princesssarrah06
Princesssarrah06
21 November

Our new home

Our new home
VIC
1 ... 14, 15, 16

Hey Bank, Yes we queried the question with the builder and what they have done is correct, its only to stop it getting in the walls. I would have thought they would do…

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Princesssarrah06
Nov 21, 2017 6:45 pm
bini
bini
21 November

fENCING ENQUIRY

fENCING ENQUIRY
VIC

How much did it cost you altogether? is yours Colorbond fence or timber??

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bini
Nov 21, 2017 3:28 pm

Another view of the Crossing.

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CDL1968
Nov 21, 2017 3:21 pm
CDL1968
bini
bini
21 November

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build
VIC

Same Pinch!!! for Lock up stage. We were sent an invoice on last Friday and have inspection coming Thursday.. that's when I am planning to ask the handover date. But…

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bini
Nov 21, 2017 1:52 pm
stayxtrue
stayxtrue
21 November

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!
VIC
1 ... 32, 33, 34

We too have been having a reverse build although our bricks have been going at the same time as the internals, however our house is currently being painted then they can…

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stayxtrue
Nov 21, 2017 11:45 am
stayxtrue
Rover9
Rover9
20 November

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!

New family home - Metricon Vantage - freeback please!!
VIC

Hi, thank you for posting this. We are also looking at building V-48 but looking at other options too ... Can you please give us…

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Rover9
Nov 20, 2017 9:00 pm

Porter Davis - Madison 40

Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
1 ... 13, 14, 15

I think option 3 matches the best of those three - View my blog at www.waldorfgrangebuild.wordpress.com

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Nov 20, 2017 8:49 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
jazzaddict
jazzaddict
20 November

Appointment of independent building surveyor

Appointment of independent building surveyor
VIC

Hi Chris, The appointed engineering consultancy is structerre - the slabs specifications and engineering are supplied to us. I reviewed the slab specification and I find…

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jazzaddict
Nov 20, 2017 4:03 pm
lebron
lebron
20 November

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang

Anyone building in Plenty Gorge Views estate, South Morang
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

thats great news. but if it was that easy i wish they would have made this action months ago.... good stuff though!

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lebron
Nov 20, 2017 2:59 pm

Going very well. Slab was poured: 16/10 Frame completed: 6/11 Windows are on site, 1st stage plumbing is completed. Roof is on the upstairs, but not yet the garage or…

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Jeffc42
Nov 20, 2017 11:06 am
ruraldoc
ruraldoc
19 November

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)

{Dawn} SE Melb Custom Build - Ever After :)
VIC
1 ... 134, 135, 136

Congrats on your landscaping! It's a gorgeous outcome!! Looks quite pet friendly too.

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ruraldoc
Nov 19, 2017 11:56 pm
ruraldoc

Framing is now continuing for the second storey; waiting for Henley to advise when framing will be complete so that I can have a private inspection by Darbecca arranged.

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Eskay
Nov 19, 2017 11:18 pm
Eskay
tealgecko
tealgecko
19 November

The ivy, Doreen

The ivy, Doreen
VIC
1 ... 6, 7, 8

The BALs have been taken off most blocks, with the exception of the western most ones. You can check using the interactive map: http://services.land.vic.gov.au/maps/bushfire.jsp.

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tealgecko
Nov 19, 2017 10:56 pm
Kenshi123
Kenshi123
19 November

Vancouver 33 with PD - Colour Selection Help Please :)

Vancouver 33 with PD - Colour Selection Help Please :)
VIC

Had a phone call from PD this week. Tender appointment is booked for the 21st of December. A little over a month to go. Hopefully it all goes swimmingly. Land contracts…

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Kenshi123
Nov 19, 2017 7:56 pm
KolioCarr
KolioCarr
19 November

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.

Building with Metricon. The Mantra 25s.
VIC

Thanks icat2000. we still cant believe its actually happening.

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KolioCarr
Nov 19, 2017 7:47 pm
KolioCarr
Ash687
Ash687
19 November

Importing Light switches

Importing Light switches
VIC

As a member stated before, If you can fit it in the container you will save alot more money then buying it locally. Had a job from a client that she was making her new…

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Ash687
Nov 19, 2017 2:52 pm
Ash687
Ash687
Ash687
19 November

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic

Architecturally Designed Home - Vic
VIC
1, 2

Pretty Simple, when you organise it. Most of the clients usually import stuff for their homes and business's. Once you find a reputable supplier you contact a forwarder…

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Ash687
Nov 19, 2017 2:38 pm
Ash687
homeowner64
homeowner64
18 November

How did they build 4 properties on this land?

How did they build 4 properties on this land?
VIC

wow my bad... I assumed being 16 A-D it was just the number 16 property split into 4.

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homeowner64
Nov 18, 2017 4:20 pm

Stage 1 has started, took the drone for a look and here is a progress picture. A lot of rocks, and looks like they've filled in at least 2 dams and dump the rocks in a…

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rum_home
Nov 18, 2017 3:57 pm
rum_home
Saint Girl
Saint Girl
18 November

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build

Henley Reserve Ivory 32 (Mainvue Homes) - Our first build
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Oh you have it rendered! I am actually not sure now and can’t remember. Since they made it to the one henley name a lot changed! But we signed with mainvue so it was…

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Saint Girl
Nov 18, 2017 11:02 am
Saint Girl
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lolly72
Nov 18, 2017 7:34 am
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JustMia
Nov 17, 2017 11:37 pm


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